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Lakers' D'Angelo Russell, Nick Young make progress with rehab

OC Register (MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES -- The injury report stayed the same as the Lakers gear up for yet another game without their starting backcourt. But Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell and shooting guard Nick Young...
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Lakers podcast: Injuries Threatening to Derail Early Momentum

OC Register Few teams could withstand injuries to multiple starters, but when you are talking about a team as young as the Los Angeles Lakers, it becomes an even more perilous situation. Mark Medina and Bill...
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Boredom nears end for Lakers' D'Angelo Russell with his return to practice

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — EL SEGUNDO – For more than two weeks, D’Angelo Russell’s days consisted of light workouts and periodic tests. He attended some Development League games, and sat on the bench when the Lakers played...
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Lakers' D'Angelo Russell, Suns' Devin Booker motivate each other

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – Just as he started to fall asleep, any hopes D’Angelo Russell had of pleasant dreams quickly evaporated. Russell’s close friend woke him up late at night with an urgent message.“Bro,...
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Luke Walton searching for right combinations to spark Lakers' short-handed roster

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — HOUSTON – When Lakers coach Luke Walton and his staff meet before every game to finalize offensive sets and defensive schemes, they often tackle another question. Who do we start?Finding...
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Final: Lakers' new lineup does little in 134-95 loss to Rockets

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — HOUSTON – No matter who winds up in the Lakers’ starting lineup these days, the slumping team’s starts remain sluggish.The Lakers lost to the Houston Rockets, 134-95, on Wednesday night, their...
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Lakers' Nick Young relied on Mike D'Antoni's support during tough times

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — HOUSTON – Through shooting slumps, diminished roles and public criticisms the previous two years, Lakers guard Nick Young relied on a key person for comfort. After clashing with former Lakers...
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Lakers making progress with injuries; Nance cleared to play

OC Register (MARK MEDINA) — HOUSTON -- The Lakers have seen some early glimpses of their training room becoming less crowded.After missing the past two games because of a right knee contusion, reserve forward Larry Nance Jr....
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Lakers resemble walking wounded on way to Houston

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — EL SEGUNDO – The body count in their training room keeps increasing, and the Lakers received some clarity Tuesday regarding how that group is progressing. Short answer: The Lakers (10-13) will...
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Lakers resemble walking wounded on way to Houston

OC Register (MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES — As they field more players in the training room, the Lakers received some clarity on how they have progressed.Short answer: The Lakers (10-13) enter Wednesday’s game against the...
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2017 Grammy Nominations: Complete list

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold 2017 Grammy nominations: Complete list, Beyoncé lead nominee Dec. 6, 2016, 6:02 a.m. The Grammy nominations are here and Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, followed by Drake,...
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Lou Williams laments his high-volume shooting in Lakers' 107-101 loss to Jazz

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The shots have dropped into the basket seemingly whenever Lou Williams has taken them. He has thrived despite evolving lineups, increasing his hustle amid a growing list of injuries...
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Luke Walton's unconventional Lakers lineup didn't work against Jazz, but it was progressive thinking

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — LOS ANGELES – When Luke Walton arrived at the arena on Monday night, he had narrowed to two his options for patching together a lineup ravaged by injuries.One choice had him moving Jordan Clarkson...
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Whicker: Lakers aren't using injuries as an excuse, but they're taking a toll

OC Register (By MARK WHICKER) — LOS ANGELES – They all say they don’t use injuries as a crutch.Luke Walton walked into his postgame locker room Monday night and saw yet another Laker using a crutch for an injury.“I’m pretty sure...
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Final: Lou Williams' big night not enough in Lakers' 107-101 loss to Jazz

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The day started with the Lakers learning their backcourt depth suffered another serious dent and ended with them losing a key piece to their frontcourt. In between, the Lakers...
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Lakers' Metta World Peace tells teammates 'not to be entitled'

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – The Lakers’ frustration mounted through losses, missed calls and debilitating injuries. Fatigue settled in as the Lakers completed a four-game trip in five days that included two...
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Whicker: Lakers' Thomas Robinson still living his 'dream' while searching for bigger role

OC Register (By MARK WHICKER) — LOS ANGELES – Someone was asking Thomas Robinson about the way he helps the young Lakers.Thomas Robinson is 25 years old.“Most people think I’m at least three years older,” he said. “Most people...
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Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. available vs. Jazz, but unclear if he will play

OC Register (By MARK MEDINA) — LOS ANGELES – After suffering injuries that made significant dents in their backcourt, the Lakers received at least some positive news surrounding the team’s health.With Lakers forward Larry Nance...
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Lakers' Jose Calderon out 2 to 4 weeks with strained hamstring

OC Register (By BILL ORAM) — The Lakers are suddenly thin at point guard, after they announced Monday that veteran Jose Calderon will join D’Angelo Russell on the sidelines and miss two-to-four weeks with a strained right...
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Lakers guard Jose Calderon out 2-4 weeks with strained hamstring

OC Register (BILL ORAM) — The Lakers are suddenly thin at point guard, after the Lakers announced Monday veteran Jose Calderon will join D’Angelo Russell on the sidelines and will miss two-to-four weeks with a strained...
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Blog Articles

A 'Creation' for a troubled planet: The beginning (and end?) of the world in music and video

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mark Swed, Music Critic) — Are we allowed anymore to accept the world in which we live as an excellent place? Can we not marvel at nourishing oceans and dry lands without fear for our future, or find wonder in birds and...
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Andy Puzder, Donald Trump's Labor secretary pick, has a rock 'n' roll past in Ohio

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Daniel Miller) — Fast-food executive Andy Puzder, who is President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be Labor secretary, could soon find himself meeting regularly at the White House. That’s a long way from the...
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If you'd been in the shoes of these immigrants from Mexico, what would you have done?

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Lopez) — When it comes to immigration, there’s plenty of rhetoric, none of which is very illuminating. And then there are stories. I once met a volunteer who was directing traffic outside the...
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Judge Reinhold on airport arrest: 'At best, it's a cautionary tale'

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Libby Hill) — Today in Entertainment: Marvel unveils 'Spider-Man' trailer, Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik duet Dec. 9, 2016, 12:28 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the...
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Rams GM Les Snead disputes report of toxic relationship with Coach Jeff Fisher

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Gary Klein) — Rams General Manager Les Snead on Friday disputed a report that his relationship with Coach Jeff Fisher was toxic but acknowledged there were issues within the organization that must be...
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Critics' Choice Awards host T.J. Miller arrested on suspicion of battery

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Veronica Rocha) — Today in Entertainment: Marvel unveils 'Spider-Man' trailer, Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik duet Dec. 9, 2016, 12:16 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the...
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LACMA's uneven new Picasso and Rivera show reveals an unprecedented, must-see discovery

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Christopher Knight, Art Critic) — In 1915, Pablo Picasso acquired a small Cubist still life painted by his casual friend and acolyte, Diego Rivera. The young Mexican artist, 28, had been traveling through Europe and living in...
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Anthony Pettis misses weight, meaning only Max Holloway can claim interim UFC belt

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Lance Pugmire) — Former UFC champion Anthony Pettis missed weight Friday. After proclaiming that returning his training base to his home in Milwaukee had resulted in superb conditioning and fitness, Pettis...
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My Favorite Room: Jenni Kayne keeps it simple to make room for thought and inspiration

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Michelle Hofmann) — The living spaces in Jenni Kayne’s Brentwood home are inspired by the same urban edge that helped the Los Angeles designer establish her place in the world of women’s fashion at 19. Kayne...
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Aston Martin to build a limited run of DB4 G.T. 'continuation' cars

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Charles Fleming) — Start saving your shillings, and get in line: Aston Martin will build and sell 25 units of a “continuation" of its historic DB4 G.T. race car, and they’ll cost $1.9 million each. The English...
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Neighborhood Spotlight: Hollywood throws itself into its newest role

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Scott Garner) — Drivers on the Hollywood Freeway where it emerges from the Cahuenga Pass and curves along the northern edge of Tinseltown are treated to a spectacular view of a skyline that for decades...
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The Trumpification of Washington has already begun, and residents wonder how he will change the city

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Noah Bierman) — Obama orders probe into alleged Russian efforts to interfere with U.S. election Dec. 9, 2016, 11:55 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama...
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Gerard Way leaves his hip Highland Park neighborhood

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Lauren Beale) — Singer-songwriter Gerard Way, co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance, has sold his home in hipster Highland Park for $1.158 million. The Midcentury contemporary contains six bedrooms, four...
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Dutch court convicts far-right populist politician of inciting discrimination

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Laura King) — A far-right Dutch politician who has made attacks on Islam his signature issue was convicted Friday of inciting discrimination – but the court ordered no penalty, and more serious hate-speech...
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Trump said to pick drilling advocate Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Interior

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Evan Halper) — Obama orders probe into alleged Russian efforts to interfere with U.S. election Dec. 9, 2016, 11:37 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama...
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Clippers still trying to determine if Blake Griffin will play against New Orleans

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Broderick Turner) — Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said Friday that team officials would determine after the day’s practice whether Blake Griffin will play Saturday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Before members...
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Trump's transition picks are no surprise - they mirror today's GOP

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Melissa Batchelor Warnke) — The Pew Research Center released its initial findings Thursday on Americans’ views of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition . The top-line message was that Trump’s overall approval...
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Michigan law permits cars with no steering wheels

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Russ Mitchell) — The governor of Michigan signed a legislative package Friday that allows cars without steering wheels or drivers to be tested on the state’s highways. The plan is to make the state “the...
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Will Trump's business holdings run afoul of the Constitution's ban on foreign gifts?

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (David G. Savage) — President-elect Donald Trump is set to take an oath next month to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” But a previously obscure provision in the the nation’s...
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Former Orange County pastor sentenced to prison for sexual battery of church members

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Hailey Branson-Potts) — A former Lake Forest youth pastor convicted of the sexual battery of four adult female church members was sentenced to two years in state prison Friday, according to the Orange County district...
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